Traffic

Ignacio first in-town traffic light up and running

The intersection of Colorado highways 172 and 151 in Ignacio is safer now that a traffic light and sidewalks are finished. This is the first light within the town’s limits and the third light near...

DATE: May 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Driver to face charges in U.S. Highway 160 crash

The driver of a black GMC Jimmy will be charged with four counts of careless driving causing injury following a crash on U. S. Highway 160 on Friday, according to the Colorado State Patrol. GMC...

DATE: May 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield High works to make teens safer on the road

Southwest Colorado has more than twice the rate of traffic fatalities as the state average – attributed to inexperienced drivers, passengers not wearing seat belts and speeding. A new Teen...

DATE: April 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Purgatory plans move to north Main Avenue

Purgatory Resort may move its administrative offices from Bodo Industrial Park to north Main Avenue this year. The city’s Board of Adjustment granted the company’s parking variance request...

DATE: April 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

New, overhead highway sign

DATE: March 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango considers permit parking along Narrow Gauge Avenue

To ease the parking congestion along Main Avenue, the city of Durango is considering selling parking permits for Narrow Gauge Avenue. The program is aimed mainly at employees who use meters all day...

DATE: March 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

East Third Avenue residents ask for help with traffic

Residents of East Third Avenue called on Durango City Council to help with traffic safety concerns along the Boulevard Tuesday. The residents would like four radar speed signs. One near the Mason...

DATE: March 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Driver swerves through crash scene south of Hesperus

Emergency responders had their hands full Sunday when a swerving driver passed the scene of a rollover on Colorado Highway 140 south of Hesperus. Around 12:45 p.m., an 18-year-old Hesperus woman...

DATE: Feb. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stoplight at JBo’s isn’t music to motorists’ ears

Going to work every morning, I drive down North College Drive and have to stop at the light on Florida Road across from JBo’s for a left turn. That light takes 45 minutes to change. OK, maybe only...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2016 | COLUMN: Action Line

Colorado Legislature’s slow-moving traffic bill dies

DENVER – Legislation that would have required slow-moving traffic on two-lane mountain highways to pull over has crashed and died. Senate Bill 18 would have required drivers on two-lane highways –...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Parking ticket scofflaws could get the boot

Durango’s parking-ticket amnesty is over. Those with two or more late parking tickets can expect a final notice in the mail during the next four weeks warning that the city may boot their cars if...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill aims to clear slow-moving traffic on mountain highways

DENVER – A Colorado state senator believes he has the solution to frustrating slow-moving traffic on two-lane mountain highways. But Sen. Mike Merrifield, D-Colorado Springs, must first steer his...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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